GLOBAL WARMING--As the Climate Changes, Bits of England's Coast Crumble
An English farm in Beccles, on the cliff above, is losing land to the encroaching sea. The government will no longer save all threatened land.
Rising Sea Level Erodes England's Coast
Beccles, England--Coastal erosion has been a fact of life here for a century, because the land under East Anglia is slowly sinking. But the erosion has never been as quick and cataclysmic as it has been in recent years, an effect of climate change and global warming.
A report this year from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates that rising seas will force 60 million people away from their coastal homes and jobs by the year 2080. Here's a link to and article in today's NY Times by Elisabeth Rosenthal:
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